In its ongoing efforts to create exciting new release strategies, Entertainment One is thrilled to announce that the darkly comedic thriller, Kill Me Three Times will debut to Australian audiences at Q&A screenings in select cities in August, followed by the film’s release on digital platforms, as well as DVD and Blu-Ray on 9 September.
Director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog) and producer Tania Chambers will support the local release via a Sydney, Melbourne and Perth publicity tour, including public Q&A screenings, ahead of its launch.
Troy Lum, Managing Director of Entertainment One Australia said “We are excited to work with the Kill Me Three Times filmmakers and our key digital and retail partners on driving a release strategy which is truly direct to consumer. This style of release reflects eOne’s desire to drive unique ways to connect films with audiences in a shifting landscape, while allowing the film to be presented to the widest possible audience across the country.”
In Kill Me Three Times, Simon Pegg plays the mercurial assassin, Charlie Wolfe, who discovers he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren of a sun drenched surfing town. Charlie quickly finds himself at the centre of three tales of murder, mayhem, blackmail and revenge. The ensemble cast includes Pegg (Star Trek 3, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Shaun of the Dead), Sullivan Stapleton (300: Rise of an Empire, Animal Kingdom, Gangster Squad), Alice Braga (I Am Legend, Elysium), Teresa Palmer (Point Break, Warm Bodies, Wish You Were Here), Callan Mulvey (Zero Dark Thirty, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Luke Hemsworth (Infini, The Reckoning, Neighbours) and Aussie legend Bryan Brown (Australia, Cocktail, Gods of Egypt).
Shot in stunning locations throughout Western Australia, Kill Me Three Times was produced by Tania Chambers, Laurence Malkin and Share Stallings (Death at a Funeral, A Few Best Men). Screen Australia, ScreenWest, Lotterywest and MIFF Premiere Fund financed the film, in association with Jake Film Finance, Media House Capital and Creative Wealth Media Finance, Film Victoria and Soundfirm.
To further support the release, the films producers and Screen Australia, in conjunction with digital agency Loud&Clear, have launched an interactive Twitter & Facebook Kill Me Three Times transmedia experience. Participants are immersed into the story over three days via individualised phone, email, social media and video messages involving Pegg’s character. Fans can register online at http://killmethreetimes.com/experience
Kill Me Three Times had its World Premiere in Official Selection at 2014’s Toronto International Film Festival, where Magnolia Pictures acquired it for the US. It has since enjoyed its European Premiere at the London Film Festival, Asian Premiere at the Busan International Film Festival and US Premiere at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, in addition to official selections in festivals and locations as diverse as Japan, Spain, and Taiwan.
Kill Me Three Times will be available on Blu-Ray, DVD and to own or rent on digital platforms from September 9.
You can catch Q&A screening at the following locations:
Tuesday 18th August 2015, Randwick Ritz, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick
7.00pm film commences, followed by Q&A with Kriv Stenders and Tania Chambers
Tickets: Adults $20, Concession $15 – purchase online:
Wednesday 19th August 2015, Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St Carlton
6.45pm film commences, followed by Q&A with Kriv Stenders and Tania Chambers
Tickets: Adults $19.50, Concession $15.50 – purchase online:
Monday 31st August 2015, Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St, Leederville
6.30pm film commences, followed by Q&A with Kriv Stenders and Tania Chambers
Tickets: $19.50, Concession $15 purchase online: